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Stay safe. Stay smart. Stay healthy and follow these instructions for properly wearing a face covering.

Follow these simple steps to ensure you're wearing your face covering properly.

a woman holds up a medical facial covering by its ear loops

Wash or sanitize your hands and hold the face covering by its ear loops or ties.

woman shows how to loop a facial covering over your ears

Secure the face covering to your head using the ear loops or ties.

a woman adjusts the top edge of her face covering to conform to the shape of her nose

Mold the top edge of the covering to the shape of your nose. Make sure the covering fits snugly against the sides of your face.

a woman shows how her facial covering covers both her nose and her mouth

Pull the bottom of the covering down; make sure your nose and mouth are covered. Make sure you can breathe comfortably.


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